Content tagged "fiction"
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
“It is useful to think about the boundary between player and fiction as an elastic membrane—a threshold—rather than a wall.”
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Questions of genre and secondary world construction in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and the Caribbean, and the failure of realism as a narrative strategy.
Posted by Junot Díaz
“The most dynamic, entertaining, and achingly heartfelt novel I’ve read in a long time.”
Posted by Neal Grigsby S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2007
Topics: adolescence, anthropology, Bildungsroman, feminism, fiction, film, literature, narrative, picaresque novel, psychology, school story, sociology, Sofia Coppola, video games
The broad appeal of narratives with adolescent protagonists across a variety of media, including literature, film, and video games.
Rethinking the Informed Citizen in an Age of Hybrid Media Genres: Tanner ’88, K-Street, and the Fictionalization of News
R.J. Bain on becoming informed about politics by viewing entertainment programs that combine fiction with current political events, issues, and figures.
Posted by Alan Lightman
Alan Lightman’s “modern classic”, a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905.